Striper Cowl

The Striper Cowl is simple in nature. A stripe pattern worked in garter stitch becomes brilliant when knit up with a color-transforming yarn, like Noro Taiyo Sock. Knit this project in your sleep. Wear it with everything.


  • Size US 6 needles – straights and 24” or 32” circulars (Circulars required, straights optional)
  • Spare needle for 3 needle bind off
  • Main Color: 1 skein MadelineTosh Tosh Merino Light, shown in Twig (Or approximately 420 yards of fingering weight solid or semi-solid yarn)
  • Contrast Color: 1 skein Noro Taiyo Sock, shown in #5. (Or, approximately 400 yards of fingering color-transforming or variegated yarn)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker

Gauge (unblocked):  10.5 sts / 2” in garter stitch

Finished Measurements (unblocked): 31” circumference, 15” height

This pattern is available individually or as part of Summer Stack, an e-book subscription of 8+ cowls & hats.